GETTING TO KNOW: Rachel Dyer | The Official Site of BYU Athletics


Sophomore middle blocker Rachel Dyer was named All-MWC this season after ranking among the top 10 in the league in hitting percentage and blocks. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Nickname: Flyer

Favorite Cold Cereal: Corn Chex

Favorite Coach Quote: "Git 'er done"

People Say I Look Like: A larger version of my sister Tammy

What I Want To Be Doing 20 Years From Now: Living on a ranch with white fences and horses

Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:5 -- "Trust in the Lord"

If I Could Play Another Position, It Would Be: Libero

How Did I Select My Jersey Number: 44 was my Dad's basketball number

One Place I Would Like To Visit: Italy

Before a game, I: Eat good food, sleep, listen to music and write in my journal

Why I Chose To Play My Sport Over Other Sports: It's really fun to hit something as hard as you can and it doesn't involve extensive running

Favorite Professor at BYU: Matthew Richardson

Favorite Activity Away From My Sport: Listening to music, taking pictures and laughing until I cry

Most Memorable Athletic Achievement or Moment: Beating No. 4 Stanford in front of the best fans in the country

If I Had To Give Up All Of My Possessions Except One, I Would Keep: Toothpaste

Best Book I've Ever Read: These Is My Words by Nancy Turner

Favorite Website: or -- I heart gmail

Best Player I've Ever Faced: Bryn Porter (BYU outside hitter)

The Person That Has Had The Greatest Influence On My Athletic Career: My Dad

If I Were On "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," The Person I'd Call For My Lifeline: My brother Greg

If I Could Invite Any Three People To Dinner, It Would Be: Channing Tatum, my future husband and Abraham Lincoln

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